Have an article you'd like to share with the MC team? Email it to help@mentorcollective.org!


Self-efficacy: Helping students believe in themselves

Self efficacy is commonly defined as the belief in one's capabilities to achieve a goal or an outcome. Students with a strong sense of efficacy are more likely to challenge themselves with difficult tasks and be intrinsically motivated. 


The Importance of High-School Mentors

The Atlantic explores the value that mentors add to the high-school experience

How to Be an Amazing Mentor: 12 Ways to Make a Positive Impact on Others

 "At some point in your life (and, if you're lucky, many times), you're going to find yourself playing the role of a mentor to someone, somewhere. It can be both exciting, and a little confusing. What exactly does it mean to be someone's mentor, and how can you really stand out in the role?..."

"Now that there is going to be a new president, what will happen?" Discussing Politics with your mentee.

This is a question that can be challenging, even to a Ph.D. in Political Science! To help you tackle this topic, you can use these resources for answering your mentee’s questions (and maybe you’ll learn something new, too!).